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Once Upon a Time in China (1991)

Tsui Hark, Hong Kong’s Steven Spielberg, brings back the period kung fu film and tweaks it up in this tale of one of the greatest Chinese folk heroes in history. 809 mots de plus


Brigitte Lin Returns as Star of Hong Kong and Udine Festivals

The romantic dramas from Taiwan in the 1970s should be remembered as an integral chapter of the history of Chinese language cinema. They were the by-products of the unique socio-political climate at the time, says screen icon Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia. 536 mots de plus


Moving pictures 2018, #22

Sometimes, I even convince myself these posts must be taking the piss – I mean, there may be two films from the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list here, but both are pretty obscure… and they’re probably the least obscure of the half-dozen. 1 896 mots de plus


Burning Paradise: ''Heaven on Earth. Buddha is enjoying Hell.''

Directed by Ringo Lam
Produced by Tsui Hark
Written by Nam Yin and Wong Wan-Choi
Cast: Willie Chi, Carman Lee, Wong Kam-Kong, Yeung Sing, Maggie Lam Chuen, John Ching Tung, Yuen Gam-Fai, Ng Hey-Sin, Lee Chi, 342 mots de plus

Chinese Films

Journey to the West 2 (2017)

In 2015, I watched a little known (in this country) called Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons. The movie is an adaptation of the book version originally published in the 16th century in China. 890 mots de plus


Film Review: Double Team (1997)

Also known as: The Colony
Release Date: April 4th, 1997
Directed by: Tsui Hark
Written by: Don Jakoby, Paul Mones
Music by: Gary Chang
Cast: 484 mots de plus


The Emergence of John Woo’s Muse in A Better Tomorrow (1986)

When you try to conjure a single image of what visually distinguishes John Woo as a director, there are plenty of choices in iconography: doves, slow-motion, speedboats, operatic gun violence, explosions, etc. 1 269 mots de plus

Brandon Ledet